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Prim. Univ. Prof. Dr. Amir  Kurtaran

Prim. Univ. Prof. Dr. Amir Kurtaran

Nuclear Medicine
Internal medicine
Vienna, Austria |
German
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Prof. Dr. Amir Kurtaran was born in Turkey, came to Vienna in 1986, and was trained as a specialist in internal medicine and nuclear medicine at Vienna General Hospital. He habilitated in 1998 and became an associate university professor in 1998. Since 2008, he has served as director of...more
Initial consultation
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320 €

Services

  • Nuclear medicine diagnostics and therapy (internal oncology; gastroenterology; urology; neuroendocrine tumors)
  • Diagnostics and therapy of thyroid diseases
  • Positron emission tomography
  • Focus on oncology Peptide receptor diagnostics in oncology
  • Medical radiation protection

Education

  • Study visit at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Nuclear Medicine Service, Clinical PET, New York, USA1998 - 1999

  • General medicine practice in Sakarya/Turkey1982 - 1985

  • Study of human medicine in Istanbul/Turkey1976 - 1982

Experience

  • Habilitation as university lecturer in nuclear medicine1997 - 1998

  • Training as "Specialist in Nuclear Medicine" at the General Hospital of the City of Vienna, University Clinic for Nuclear Medicine1991 - 1993

  • Training as "Specialist for Internal Medicine General Hospital of the City of Vienna at the II University Hospital, the II University Hospital for Gastroenterology and Hepatology and the University Hospital for Cardiology1985 - 1991

Certificates

  • The Journal of Nuclear Medicine Editorial Board Award, USA 1995 (co-author)

  • Austrian Society of Nuclear Medicine, Mallinckrodt Förderungspreis 1995, for the paper "Tc-99m-Galactosyl-Neoglyco-Albumin Combined with Iodine-123I-Tyr-(A14)-Insulin Visualizes Human Hepatocellular Carcinomas" (first author)

  • Poster Award for Nuclear Medicine of the Austrian Society of Internal Medicine 1995, for the paper "Combined Use of 111In-OCT and 123I-VIP in the localization of medullary thyroid carcinoma" (first author)

  • Austrian Society of Nuclear Medicine, Mallinckrodt Förderungspreis 1994, for the paper Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide-Receptor Imaging for the localization of Intestinal Adenocarcinomas and Endocrine tumors. I-123-labeled-VIP (Vasoactive intest.

  • Austrian Society of Nuclear Medicine, Mallinckrodt Promotion Prize 1996, for the paper Comparison of 123I-VIP receptor scanning and TAG-72 antigen scanning (Oncoscint) in pt. with Gastrointestinal cancer (coauthor)

  • Research Award of Erste Bank 1998, for the work Modified LDL decreases the bindingof prostagglandin E2 I2 and E1 on Monocyst in patients with periferal vascular disease (coauthor)

  • Turkish Research Institute of Science and Technology: I. Prize for Chemistry, Istanbul, 1977 (first author)

  • Turkish Research Institute of Science and Technology: Promotional Prize for Mathematics, Istanbul, 1977 (first author)

Memberships

  • Association for Medical Radiation Protection

  • Professional Association of Austrian Nuclear Physicians

  • Austrian Society for Internal Medicine

  • Austrian Society of Nuclear Medicine

  • Turkish Association of Nuclear Medicine

  • European Association of Nuclear Medicine

  • Society of Nuclear Medicine

Publications

Initial consultation
Video call | 0.5h
Duration: up to 30 minutes
320 €